How A Handful of People Take Over Governments: Dark Money

How A Handful of People Take Over Governments: Dark Money

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Dark Money | Mother Jones

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Will Shutter His DarkMoney Fund. By. Andy Kroll … Liberal Group to Fight Dark Money…by Raising $40 Million of It. By. Andy Kroll.

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Follow the Dark Money | Mother Jones

“There are two things that are important in politics. The first is money and I can’t remember what the second one is.”—Mark Hanna, 19th-century mining tycoon …

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Experts: ‘Dark money‘ here to stay | TheHill

4 days ago … Treasury’s move to limit nonprofit groups is unlikely to drive big donors out into the open.

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Obama Targets DarkMoney Groups | TIME.com

5 days ago … The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced a proposed revision to federal tax code that would disrupt the loosely …

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The IRS Moves to Limit Dark Money – But Enforcement Still a …

5 days ago … The proposed regulations could dramatically limit how nonprofits spend money. But the proposals aren’t a done deal, and it’s not clear whether …

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The Treasury Department’s New Crackdown on Dark Money Groups

3 days ago … Anonymous donors, disclosure reports filed late, activities shrouded in secrecy— and it’s all legal. But now the Treasury Department is moving …

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Dark Money‘ Nonprofit Political Spending Restricted In Proposed …

4 days ago … WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced on Tuesday new guidelines clarifying the definition of …

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Dark Money – Huffington Post

What You Need To Know About Obama’s Proposed ‘Dark Money‘ Rules … Here’s How One Dark Money Group Keeps Its $22 Million Donor Secret.

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Posts tagged “Dark Money” – Sunlight Foundation Blog

4 days ago … We applaud states that are willing to take on the issue of dark money but urge them to focus their energies on disclosure, the only state-level …

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Will Obama’s rule stem tide of dark money? | MSNBC

4 days ago … The Obama administration unveiled a new rule aimed at making it harder for groups like Karl Rove’s to pour money into elections. But the …

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IRS sets its sights on political ‘dark money‘ | Center for Public Integrity

4 days ago … The Internal Revenue Service is proposing new rules that could curb the ability of social welfare nonprofits to influence elections.

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Progressive Group Comes Out Against New Proposed Rules For …

2 days ago … So-called dark money groups are organized as tax-exempt “social welfare” organizations under section 501(c)4 of the Internal Revenue Code.

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Stop Dark Money

Stop Dark Money Montana is a ballot initiative that will require disclosure of donors in campaign spending activity.

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Koch-Linked Dark Money Group Spent $137 Million In 2012

2 days ago … The Center to Protect Patient Rights (CPPR), the secretive Arizona dark money group that has been tied to the movement of millions of dollars …

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Mediaite Morning Reading List: Obama Goes After ‘Dark Money

4 days ago … Every a.m., Mediaite publishes a primer of what the interweb machine is writing, talking, tweeting, and blogging about, so that you may fool …

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Morning Reads: Obama Takes on Dark Money, NSA Spied On Porn …

2 days ago … Here are some of the stories you might have missed.

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CRP Presents Panel on Dark Money — Save the Date …

5 days ago … Political activity by nondisclosing nonprofits, often referred to as “Dark Money,” has become a major point of contention – as well as confusion …

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US Seeks to Stem Flood of Political “Dark Money” – Inter Press Service

4 days ago … The U.S. government has proposed strengthening an obscure tax-status designation that supporters say could significantly impact upon the …

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Obama Administration Moves To Squeeze Dark Money Groups

5 days ago … Dark money groups, which can raise unlimited amounts of money without disclosing their donors, are organized as tax-exempt “social welfare” …

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Obama’s Plan to Crackdown on Political Dark Money – The Wire

4 days ago … In an effort to bring secret political spending to light, the Obama Administration on Tuesday announced new rules limiting how tax-exempt …

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Dark Money – Definition – US Politics – About.com

Learn about the influence of dark money in politics. Read a definition of dark money. See some example of dark money contributions to campaigns.

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IRS to target ‘Dark Money‘ non-profits – Philly.com

5 days ago … The surprise announcement Tuesday that the Internal Revenue Service intends to take aim at campaign spending by so-called social welfare …

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California exposes, fines darkmoney scheme – The Washington Post

Oct 27, 2013 … California exposes and fines those who moved millions to influence the 2012 campaign.

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Inquiry sheds light on ‘dark money‘ in 2012 election – Los Angeles …

Nov 4, 2013 … Tony Russo had a multimillion-dollar problem.The Republican consultant and his team had raised piles of cash to use in California politics as …

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dark money | BillMoyers.com

The senator has put a hold on the confirmation of the new FCC chief until he’s promised the agency won’t follow the law and disclose the real funders of dark …

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Dark Money Politics – NYTimes.com

Jun 12, 2013 … How corrupt are we willing to allow our campaign finance system to become?

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Dark Money: Will Secret Spending by a Group of Billionaires Decide …

Jun 22, 2012 … The 2012 presidential election is set to become the most expensive race in history, with spending projected to top $11 billion — more than …

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Report: Liberals Have Accounted for 70% of ‘Dark Money‘ Spent in …

Nov 7, 2013 … Though Democrats have railed against the influence of money in politics after the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling, liberals have …

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Karl Rove’s dark money group spent more on politics than it reported …

6 days ago … On its 2012 tax return, GOP strategist Karl Rove’s dark money behemoth Crossroads GPS justified its status as a tax-exempt social welfare …

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California exposes, fines darkmoney scheme – The Washington Post

Oct 27, 2013 … California exposes and fines those who moved millions to influence the 2012 campaign.

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Koch Brothers Break New Ground in Dark Money – National Journal

Sep 13, 2013 … On its face, Freedom Partners looks like any of the other darkmoney groups that have proliferated in recent years. Those tax-exempt “social …

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Judge hits ‘dark money‘ group with big penalty

5 days ago … A political group that has gained notoriety for challenging campaign restrictions on corporations was fined $260000 on Tuesday after a judge …

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Stop Dark Money Montana | Facebook

Stop Dark Money Montana. 234 likes · 26 talking about this. This is the beginning of the end for Dark Money in Montana campaigns. “Like” and “Share” this page …

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The National Memo » The IRS Moves To Limit Dark Money — But …

The IRS Moves To Limit Dark Money — But Enforcement Still A Question. November 27th, 2013 12:40 pm Kim Barker. by Kim Barker, ProPublica. The IRS and …

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Report: Liberals Have Accounted for 70% of ‘Dark Money‘ Spent in …

Nov 7, 2013 … Though Democrats have railed against the influence of money in politics after the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling, liberals have …

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Keeping an Eye on Dark Money | CREW | Citizens for Responsibility …

We track down the latest tax returns for some of the most notorious dark money groups. Here’s how CREW is combating the dark money in our system:.

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Karl Rove and Other Dark Money Purveyors in Trouble – NPQ …

4 days ago … Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS seems to have misreported its partisan political activities in 2012 by omitting $11.2 million it gave to Grover …

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Karl Rove’s dark money group spent more on politics than it reported …

6 days ago … On its 2012 tax return, GOP strategist Karl Rove’s dark money behemoth Crossroads GPS justified its status as a tax-exempt social welfare …

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Obama trains the spotlight on ‘dark money‘ | Arizona Capitol Times

4 days ago … The Obama administration today proposed strict new rules aimed at curtailing the political activities of “dark money” groups that so far have …

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Judge hits ‘dark money‘ group with big penalty – The Billings Gazette

5 days ago … HELENA — A Montana judge is hitting an elusive political group with a $260000 fine for failing to disclose campaign spending.

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Dark money” group ATP fined $260K+ for illegal campaign activity …

4 days ago … HELENA – American Tradition Partnership, a political dark money.

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White House Targets Dark Money Campaign Donors – Yahoo Finance

5 days ago … From Yahoo Finance: The secretive “social welfare groups” that enjoyed exemption from federal taxation while pouring millions of dollars into …

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Karl Rove Provided Inaccurate Information On Dark Money Group …

6 days ago … In 2012 Karl Rove stated to the IRS that his group, Crossroads GPS, was a social welfare organization and would use part of the money the …

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dark money | Taegan Goddard’s Political Dictionary

Funds used for a political campaign that are not properly disclosed before an election. The term was apparently coined by Mother Jones.

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Sen. Whitehouse Applauds Administration’s Effort to Crack Down on …

Whitehouse Applauds Administration’s Effort to Crack Down on “Dark Money” Activities. Tuesday, November 26, 2013. Providence, RI – U.S. Senator Sheldon  …

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